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by Robert B. Harmon

Category: Architecture
Subcategory: Photo and Art
Author: Robert B. Harmon
ISBN: 0880663812
ISBN13: 978-0880663816
Language: English
Publisher: Vance Bibliographies (February 1, 1983)
Pages: 15
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Read by Robert B. Harmon. Architecture: A Brief Style Guide (Architecture series-bibliography).

Read by Robert B. Mission Style in American Architecture: A Brief Style Guide (Architecture series-bibliography). 0880663812 (ISBN13: 9780880663816).

ISBN 10: 0880663820 ISBN 13: 9780880663823. Publisher: Vance Bibliographies, 1983.

The Architecture Reference & Specification Book contains vital information that's essential to planning and executing . Written by The American Institute of Architects, this is the definitive textbook on practice issues written specifically for architecture students.

It distills the data provided in standard architectural volumes and is an easy-to-use reference for the most indispensable-and most requested-types of architectural information. The Architecture Reference & Specification Book: Everything Architects Need to Know Every Day. By Julia McMorrough.

An architectural style is characterized by the features that make a building or. .American architecture contemporary with the Dark and Middle Ages. The Renaissance and its successors.

An architectural style is characterized by the features that make a building or other structure notable and historically identifiable. A style may include such elements as form, method of construction, building materials, and regional character. Styles therefore emerge from the history of a society and are documented in the subject of architectural history. At any time several styles may be fashionable, and when a style changes it usually does so gradually, as architects learn and adapt to new ideas.

American architecture properly begins in the 17th cent. with the colonization of the North American continent

American architecture properly begins in the 17th cent. with the colonization of the North American continent. Settlers from various European countries brought with them the building techniques and prevailing forms of their respective homelands. Newly wealthy patrons commissioned buildings in styles characterized by unbridled ostentation, as for example Richard Morris Hunt's designs for the sprawling mansions of Newport, . The highly influential Henry Hobson Richardson designed massive, dignified buildings in an abstracted Romanesque style that contrasted sharply with the surrounding eclecticism.

American Georgian architecture encompassed three distinct styles: (1) The Baroque idiom .

American Georgian architecture encompassed three distinct styles: (1) The Baroque idiom of Sir Christopher Wren (1632-1723) and his followers. 2) The Palladian style of Renaissance architecture invented by the designer Andrea Palladio (1508-80), which introduced the balanced and symmetrical features for which Georgian designs are famous. The widespread use of neoclassicism in American as well as French architecture, contributed to an association between Neoclassicism and republicanism, which flourished until the fall of Napoleon Bonaparte.

Baroque architecture; 1600-1750. Following the Great Fire of London in 1666, nearly all of London's buildings were destroyed and one of the most prominent figures responsible for rebuilding the city was Christopher Wren. St Paul's Cathedral at night.

The Top 50 Books of Architecture. 1. A Field Guide to American Houses: The Definitive Guide to Identifying and Understanding America’s Domestic Architecture- By Virginia Savage McAlester. 2. Understanding Architecture: Its Elements, History, and Meaning- By Leland M. Roth, Amanda C. Roth Clark.

Federal-style architecture is the name for the classicizing architecture built in the newly founded United States between .

Federal-style architecture is the name for the classicizing architecture built in the newly founded United States between c. 1780 and 1830, and particularly from 1785 to 1815. The style broadly corresponds to the classicism of Biedermeier style in the German-speaking lands, Regency architecture in Britain and to the French Empire style.

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